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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Franz J. L. Thimm
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LibriVox recording of French Self-Taught , by Franz J. L. Thimm. Part of a Librivox initiative to develop a free language-learning resource. This book is old, but the basics haven't changed too much. All the French content is spoken by native French speakers. The book includes sections on vocabulary, nouns, adjectives, verbs and phrases, and will still prove useful. Some of the phrases are dated but hilarious. If you need a flannel petticoat, or to chastise your washerwoman, this book is...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, language, French, English, phrases, verbs, nouns, vocabulary, primer
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by John H. Haaren and A.B. Poland
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LibriVox recording of "Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren and A.B. Poland "THE study of history, like the study of a landscape, should begin with the most conspicuous features. Not until these have been fixed in memory will the lesser features fall into their appropriate places and assume their right proportions. The famous men of ancient and modern times are the mountain peaks of history. It is logical then that the study of history should begin with the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, medieval, middle ages, biography, history
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Samuel B. Harding
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Middle Ages, by Samuel B. Harding. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Intended for a youthful audience, The Story of the Middle Ages , published in 1906, tells the history of the Middle Ages in simple and entertaining fashion, and helps to explain the influence of the Middle Ages on modern times. Topics covered include the rise of the Christian church, Feudalism, Charlemagne, the Crusades, the Hundred Years' War, and the daily life of peasant, noble, and clergy....
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, children, history, europe, harding
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by Hendrik van Loon
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Mankind by Hendrik van Loon. Read by Michelle Crandall and Kara Shallenberg. Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states. Richly illustrated with drawings by...
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Topics: librivox, literature, history, children, van Loon, world history, short stories, audiobook
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text